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RM 473 over CYPRESS BRANCH

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Coordinates:
+30.00185, -98.37056
30°00'07" N, 98°22'14" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:RM 473 over CYPRESS BRANCH
Structure number:140160327801001
Location:2.6 MI E OF US 281
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1971
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:420 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:23% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:26.7 tons [24.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:89.3

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
April 201589.3Good7 out of 10-420
June 201389.3Good7 out of 10-420
June 201189.3Good7 out of 10-400
June 200996.9Good7 out of 10-400
June 200796.9Good7 out of 10-400
June 200597.0Good7 out of 10-390
July 200197.0Good7 out of 10-360
July 199997.0Good7 out of 10-350
June 199597.0Good7 out of 10-300
September 199394.1Good7 out of 10-210
September 199194.1Good8 out of 10-250